Banff Mountain Book Festival
Deadline: June 30, annually
Eligibility: Submissions must be in English, except in the category of Mountain Image, where submissions in all languages are acceptable. Seven copies of each submission must be received at the festival office in Banff by August 15. Two of these copies will be retained for the Banff Centre for Mountain Culture Archives, the other five are for the judging process.
Value: 6 awards from $500 to $2,000 in value
Contact: Deb Hornsby
Banff Mountain Book Festival, The Banff Centre
107 Tunnel Mountain Dr., Box 1020
Banff, AB T1L 1H5
Description: The only festival of its kind in North America, it is a celebration of mountain literature which brings together writers, publishers, editors, photographers and - of course - readers. Featuring guest speakers, readings, seminars, a book fair, book signings and launches, the festival offers a wide spectrum of experiences for the participants and the audience. A highlight of the festival is the presentation of awards for the international competition. Awards are presented to the best books in the categories of Grand Prize, Mountain Literature, Mountain Exposition, Mountain Image and Adventure Travel.
Further Details: Entry forms are available by contacting the festival office or web site.
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